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Langan Engineering, Environmental, Surveying and Landscape Architecture, D.P.C. Senior Environmental Permitting & Compliance Engineer, or Scientist in New York, New York

Langan provides expert land development engineering and environmental consulting services for major developers, renewable energy producers, energy companies, corporations, healthcare systems, colleges/universities, and large infrastructure programs throughout the U.S. and around the world. Our employees collaborate seamlessly among 30+ offices and gain valuable hands-on experience that fosters career growth. Langan culture is entrepreneurial from advancing innovative technical solutions, to participating in robust training and knowledge sharing, to making progressive change within the communities we live and work.

Consistently ranked among the top ten “Best Firms to Work For” and Engineering News-Record’s top 50 firms worldwide, Langan attracts and retains the best talent in the industry. Employees thrive at Langan, a firm that embraces and promotes diversity, equity and inclusion; prioritizes wellbeing, health and safety; encourages volunteerism and philanthropy; offers workplace flexibility, along with carbon neutral office spaces; and empowers individuals to contribute their skills and knowledge to make impactful contributions.

Langan is seeking an Senior Environmental Permitting and Compliance Engineer, or Scientist to join its collaborative team in New York City, NY. This individual will serve a key function in performing multimedia environmental compliance and permitting projects, including air quality permitting and compliance, multi-media environmental compliance audits, development of monitoring and spill prevention and contingency plans, industrial wastewater and stormwater compliance, storage tank registration and compliance evaluations, waste management. Tasks will include preparing and overseeing technical reports, calculations and regulatory reports, permit applications, and on-site inspections and support. In this role, you will have the opportunity to partner cross-functionally with top industry leadership in a continuous learning environment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare permit applications and compliance programs for multiple environmental media, including air, wastewater, stormwater, waste, spill prevention and storage tanks, EPCRA (Tier II, TRI);

  • Perform multi-media environmental compliance audits, gap assessments, inspections, and program reviews;

  • Develop and support implementation and management of various monitoring and spill prevention and contingency plans/programs (SPCC, FRP, SPR, SWPPP, Hazardous Waste Contingency Plans, TOMP, Slug Control, etc.);

  • Provide direct oversight and management of junior staff for specific project assignments;

  • Lead and/or assist in the preparation of proposals including development of scope and costs;

  • Manage project budgets and assist in invoicing as project or task manager;

  • Interact with and build relationships with clients, contractors/subcontractors, and internal practice leaders with a strong commitment to customer service and responsiveness to client needs;

  • Deliver on multiple projects and tasks within specific budgets, schedules, and deadlines;

  • Conduct field support at client sites including routine site inspections, collection of samples, and on-call support;

  • Train and mentor junior staff; and

  • Perform other duties as requested.


  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental or Chemical Engineering, Environmental Science, or closely related field. Master’s degree preferred;

  • 5+ years of experience working with multimedia environmental permitting and compliance projects in a consulting environment;

  • Air quality permitting and compliance experience within the New Jersey, New York, and New England area a plus.

  • PE or on track to obtain (FE/EIT) or other relevant professional certification (e.g. CHMM) is strongly preferred;

  • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification preferred;

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple clients and projects;

  • Willingness and ability to maintain and develop existing client relationships as well as identify new opportunities is strongly desired;

  • Basic understanding of common industrial activities and the relationships among environmental media /regulations (e.g. air, wastewater, regulated waste, etc.). Familiarity/experience with the related industrial health and safety topics is a plus;

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical, multitasking, and judgment capabilities;

  • Ability to effectively work independently and in a team environment; and

  • Possess reliable transportation for client meetings and job site visits and a valid driver’s license in good standing.

    Langan provides a rich array of programs and benefits to help its employees advance their careers and enhance the quality of their lives. Our comprehensive compensation package includes: full-time employment company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, and paid pregnancy disability leave; 401(k)/Roth with company match; paid time off including parental and military leave; employee referral and professional license bonuses; and educational reimbursement.

    Langan offers employee resource groups; flexible work schedules; extensive training; wellness programs; buddy and mentoring programs; and much more!

    Langan is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer committed to building a team that represents and values diverse backgrounds. Langan promotes a positive work environment of inclusion, where we respect each other’s differences and recognize that a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment is a key to our success.

    Base Salary Range: $80,000 - $100,000. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as related work experience, market conditions, education/training, certifications and other credentials, as well as applicable knowledge and skills. This position is also eligible for straight-time overtime and participation in the firm's annual bonus and performance review program. Bonuses are discretionary and based on individual job performance and the profitability of the firm.